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Has Applecare stumped - Virtual PC good/ Safari bad

We've been having an ongoing problem. We are a small business that has three G4 Powerbooks that can access our home networks fine, both cable & dsl. At our office we have a PC network with DSL and an airport attached through a router. Wireless PCs can access it fine. We can access other computers and printers on the network but the Powerbooks can only access a few sites. We can access and search Amazon all day long. We can do a Google search but can not access most of the sites it comes up with. We can not reach Apple's site by name or address. The really strange part is that we loaded Office with Virtual PC on the Books. Without any changing any settings or fiddling we were able to immediately access any site through Virtual PC. We've tried playing with all the network settings in the mac preferences and we still get the same results. I have a hard time beleiving we can't figure this out if it's all on the same laptop and we have the Network Utility available. I need some cross platform expert to show us where to look. Our IT guy is a Windows guy and can't figure it out. Anyone?

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